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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.999.1.1

Notes on the Tardigrada of Thailand, with a description of Macrobiotus alekseevi sp. nov. (Eutardigrada, Macrobiotidae)

DENIS V. TUMANOV

Abstract


Ten tardigrada species were extracted from samples, collected in Thailand. One of them Macrobiotus alekseevi is new for science. It belongs to the richtersi-group of the genus Macrobiotus. The new species differs from all known species of this group mainly by the characters of the egg processes.

Keywords


Tardigrada, Macrobiotus alekseevi sp. nov., Calcarobiotus filmeri, Macrobiotus furciger-group, Minibiotus, Doryphoribius, Diphascon, Astatumen, Thailand

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